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Save Houdini

Save Houdini
In this game, it's up to you to set a manacled, submerged Harry Houdini free. Be quick, though -- even Houdini can't hold his breath forever.

Beat the Streak

Beat the Streak
Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak in 1941 transformed him into an American legend. Can you beat his record? Step up to the plate and find out.

Run a Rapid

Run a Rapid
Learn about the Colorado River's Granite Rapid, then choose a course and run it for yourself.

You Be the Surgeon
Pick up a scalpel and heal a child with a heart defect.

Whodunit?

Whodunit?
Do you have what it takes to be a forensic expert? Give this fingerprint matching game a whorl.

Save Our Ship

Save Our Ship
You're standing in the shoes of Jack Binns, who saved 1,500 people from an icy death after two ships collided. Use your radio to call for help. If you succeed, all lives will be saved...

Corner the Market

Corner the Market
John D. Rockefeller climbed to the pinnacle of American industry using clever tactics that were later outlawed. Do you have what it takes to corner the market too?

Television Production: Behind the Scenes

Television Production: Behind the Scenes
Take apart an elegant White House dinner party scene to make your own production decisions, in visual, audio and editorial labs.

You're the General

You're the General
At the Battle of Shiloh, would you have made the same decisions as Ulysses S. Grant?

Special Delivery

Special Delivery
Play a military postal history game and get the mail from the front lines to the home front.

Win the Election of 1912

Win the Election of 1912
Face off against donkeys, elephants and Bull Mooses. Form your own political party -- and see if you can win a presidential election.

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